Found December 07, 2011 on NBC Washington:
If you've followed the Minnesota Vikings as long as I have, you know that the team has been clamoring for a new stadium since the 1990s. And the Minnesota legislature, bless its bureaucratic heart, has managed to drag its feet on the issue all the way up until now, the final year of the team's lease with the Metrodome. The attitude in Minnesota has always been, "Oh, a deal will get done AT SOME POINT." Yet, virtually every announced plan for a new Vikings stadium over the past decade has been made without securing full financing, which is like announcing your wife is pregnant prior to conception. Well, after years and years of empty threats to leave, Vikings spokesman Lester Bagley says the team really means business this time, throwing down the gauntlet and telling the press that they have a mystery suitor. OOH! SECRET ADMIRER! Spokesman Lester Bagley said another U.S. city other than Los Angeles has contacted the team about possibly relocating. Bagley...

Minnesota mustn't get lured into Detroit's style

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Vikings have had their share of undisciplined and ill-timed penalties this season. Watching what has happened to the Detroit Lions the past two weeks has been eye-opening even to 2-10 Minnesota, though. Detroit has started to earn a reputation as a dirty team, including last week, when it was flagged 11 times for 107 yards. Once referred to as the "...

Run defense leaves Williams frustrated

Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kevin Williams was frustrated with the Vikings’ inability to stop a basic running play by the Denver Broncos, and Leslie Frazier acknowledged the issues there as well. What was the problem that had Williams so frustrated?

Vikings' Jared Allen takes a few shots at 'gloomy' Detroit

Defensive end Jared Allen and the Vikings play the Lions on Sunday at Ford Field. Allen has been called "colorful" and a "big mouth," everything in between and things a lot worse.

Favre says he has no plans to play (AP)

Brett Favre likes retirement just fine. Favre said on his website this week that he is not coming back to the NFL, even with injuries to quarterbacks around the league. The statement said: "I'm enjoying retirement with my family and have no plans to play football. I haven't contacted nor have I been contacted by any teams and all reports are inaccurate." The 42-year-old Favre...

Mike Singletary’s Dainty CA House Getting Cheaper; $3.3 MM

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Singletary wants to put his tenure in California behind him and now, apparently. Singletary, who currently coaches the Minnesota Vikings linebackers, has reduced the asking price on his Saratoga, California home for the third time. The 4,895 square foot pad, which is located about an hour south of San Francisco, is now available for $3,295...

Brett Favre: I'm staying retired

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Jared Allen still making waves despite Vikings’ dismal season

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen may be suffering through a 2-10 season so far, but he's not letting it affect his dynamic play … or his sense of humor. The man who recently threatened to punch former teammate Ray Edwards "square in the weiner" during a game was very much in form through this last week as the Vikings prepared to take on the Detroit Lions...

Lions vs Vikings Preview

Dec 11, 1:00 PM | Turf of Ford Field Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions Odds 2-10TEAM RECORD7-5 The Vikings have been a toothless underdog in recent years and they have been patsies against divisional foes. Small wonder the Lions are big favorites on the Week 14 NFL odds menu. Minnesota is 3-17 SU in its past 20 games as an underdog and has lost 9 straight SU within the...

Would Brett Favre Take A Phone Call From The Ice Capades? "I Don't Want To Go Into Hypotheticals," Agent Says

We put in another call to Brett Favre's agent, Bus Cook, this morning. Upon hearing that I was calling from Deadspin, he let out a long sigh, but was gracious enough to stay on the phone. In an effort to expand on ESPN's report from Monday—in which ESPN established via anonymous source that Brett Favre would "listen" to the Bears...
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